Design for embroidery for an apron for Miss Thrale
Pen and ink on laid paper
Bequeathed by Raymond Johnes
Museum no. E.227-1973
Miss Thrale was Hester Thrale (1764–1857), known as ‘Queeney’. Her father was a wealthy brewer and her mother the celebrated and clever Mrs Thrale, a friend of Dr Samuel Johnson, the author and lexicographer.